An example of a limit is a child only being allowed to play on the block on which their house is located.
An example of a limit is a parent telling their child they can only spend ten dollars at the toy store.
An example of a limit is a dog on a four-foot leash.
The 12-mile fishing limit; the limit of my patience.
Within the city limits.
The child needs to have limits put on his behavior.
A withdrawal limit of $200; no minimum age limit.
“That's the limit!” the babysitter exclaimed after the child spilled a glass of milk.
Let's limit the discussion to what is doable. The offer limits us to three for a dollar.
We need to limit the power of the executive.
I'm limiting myself to two drinks tonight.
The sequence limits on the point a.
To catch the limit for a day of trout fishing.
There are several existing limits to executive power.
Two drinks is my limit tonight.
Category theory defines a very general concept of limit.
The limit of your lives is out.
- Any person or thing regarded as unbearable, remarkable, etc. to an extreme degree.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of limit
- Middle English limite from Old French border from Latin līmes līmit- border, limit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition